Sentence Examples with the word conjure up

For human society I was obliged to conjure up the former occupants of these woods.

Whatever humanity I might conjure up against it was all factitious, and concerned my philosophy more than my feelings.

In vain did he seek to dazzle the tsar by assembling about him the vassal kings and princes of Germany; in vain did he exercise all the intellectual gifts which had captivated the tsar at Tilsit; in vain did he conjure up visions of the future conquest of the Orient; external display, diplomatic finesse, varied by one or two outbursts of calculated violence - all was useless.

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He began explaining the wonders of the brain and its ability to conjure up subconscious fairy tales.